Talkin' Cloud http://talkincloud.com/rss.xml en Docker Can Now Containerize Legacy Apps Running on Mainframes http://talkincloud.com/virtualization/docker-can-now-containerize-legacy-apps-running-mainframes <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall | ITPro </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Docker this week announced the first update to its rebranded flagship platform with the release of Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) 17.06. Back in March, Docker rolled out the first Docker EE, built on the backs of what had been known as Docker Commercially Supported and Docker Datacenter.</p></div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/virtualization/docker-can-now-containerize-legacy-apps-running-mainframes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/virtualization/docker-can-now-containerize-legacy-apps-running-mainframes#comments Virtualization Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:33:00 +0000 66751 at http://talkincloud.com Zero One: Falling in Love with the Customer Experience http://talkincloud.com/best-practices/zero-one-falling-love-customer-experience <div class="node-body article-body">A great customer experience stirs feelings of joy, excitement and delight, while a bad one evokes anger, disgust and mistrust.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/best-practices/zero-one-falling-love-customer-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/best-practices/zero-one-falling-love-customer-experience#comments Best Practices Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:48:00 +0000 66741 at http://talkincloud.com ADP Falls While Ackman Says Stock Could Double by 2021 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/adp-falls-while-ackman-says-stock-could-double-2021 <div class="node-body article-body">ADP largely remains a traditional payroll company that has tacked on a series of acquisitions to grow into new software offerings.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/adp-falls-while-ackman-says-stock-could-double-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/adp-falls-while-ackman-says-stock-could-double-2021#comments Cloud Services Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:36:00 +0000 66731 at http://talkincloud.com Cisco Outlook Shows Robbins Turnaround Hasn’t Spurred Growth http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/cisco-outlook-shows-robbins-turnaround-hasn-t-spurred-growth <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cisco’s transition into a company that’s less dependent on hardware is hurting its overall growth as the software and services businesses.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/cisco-outlook-shows-robbins-turnaround-hasn-t-spurred-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/cisco-outlook-shows-robbins-turnaround-hasn-t-spurred-growth#comments Cloud Services Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:35:00 +0000 66721 at http://talkincloud.com The Benefits of Marketing Automation and Why You Need It http://talkincloud.com/marketing/benefits-marketing-automation-and-why-you-need-it <div class="node-body article-body">The benefits of marketing automation include everything from sending timely email to retargeting leads across the web. Discover why it's a must in marketing.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/marketing/benefits-marketing-automation-and-why-you-need-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/marketing/benefits-marketing-automation-and-why-you-need-it#comments Marketing Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:27:00 +0000 66711 at http://talkincloud.com Massive New ‘Locky’-Variant Ransomware Attack Now Underway http://talkincloud.com/security/massive-new-locky-variant-ransomware-attack-now-underway <div class="node-body article-body">A massive, worldwide ransomware attack is currently unfolding, powered from more than 11,625 distinct IP addresses in 133 different countries.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/massive-new-locky-variant-ransomware-attack-now-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/massive-new-locky-variant-ransomware-attack-now-underway#comments Security Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:56:00 +0000 66701 at http://talkincloud.com Here's the One Trait that is Key to Channel Success http://talkincloud.com/leadership/heres-one-trait-key-channel-success <div class="node-body article-body">QAD executive Tony Winter tells what took him from a small child in Wales to CTO of a major software company. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/leadership/heres-one-trait-key-channel-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/leadership/heres-one-trait-key-channel-success#comments Leadership Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:30:00 +0000 66691 at http://talkincloud.com The Managed Kubernetes Opportunity for MSPs http://talkincloud.com/technology/managed-kubernetes-opportunity-msps <div class="node-body article-body">MSPs can meet demand for managed Kubernetes, or Kubernetes-as-a-Service, which is currently available from only a handful of providers.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/technology/managed-kubernetes-opportunity-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/technology/managed-kubernetes-opportunity-msps#comments Technology Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:40:00 +0000 66681 at http://talkincloud.com Microsoft Acquires Cycle Computing for HPC in Azure http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/microsoft-acquires-cycle-computing-hpc-azure <div class="node-body article-body">Cycle Computing’s CycleCloud software suite provides cloud orchestration, provisioning, and data management for big compute.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/microsoft-acquires-cycle-computing-hpc-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/microsoft-acquires-cycle-computing-hpc-azure#comments Cloud Services Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:46:00 +0000 66671 at http://talkincloud.com AWS Launches New Security and Migration Services at NYC Summit http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/aws-launches-new-security-and-migration-services-nyc-summit <div class="node-body article-body">AWS announced new cloud services to boost security and ease application migration that are available now. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/aws-launches-new-security-and-migration-services-nyc-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/aws-launches-new-security-and-migration-services-nyc-summit#comments Cloud Services Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:19:00 +0000 66661 at http://talkincloud.com Zero One: B2B Sales Forces Face Disruption http://talkincloud.com/best-practices/zero-one-b2b-sales-forces-face-disruption <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how GE, Cisco and IBM are transforming their sales operations to compete in a digital world.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/best-practices/zero-one-b2b-sales-forces-face-disruption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/best-practices/zero-one-b2b-sales-forces-face-disruption#comments Best Practices Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:53:00 +0000 66651 at http://talkincloud.com Report: IT Leaders Feel Overwhelmed by Pace of Cloud Development http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/report-it-leaders-feel-overwhelmed-pace-cloud-development <div class="node-body article-body">Eighty-one percent of IT leaders report to be either extremely concerned or very concerned about missing out on cloud advancements.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/report-it-leaders-feel-overwhelmed-pace-cloud-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/report-it-leaders-feel-overwhelmed-pace-cloud-development#comments Cloud Services Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:47:00 +0000 66641 at http://talkincloud.com Why Liberal Arts Majors May Take Over the Tech World http://talkincloud.com/leadership/why-liberal-arts-majors-may-take-over-tech-world <div class="node-body article-body">These experts say that an education in the humanities develops a set of skills that may be more valuable to a tech company than strict STEM-only programs provide.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/leadership/why-liberal-arts-majors-may-take-over-tech-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/leadership/why-liberal-arts-majors-may-take-over-tech-world#comments Leadership Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:12:00 +0000 66631 at http://talkincloud.com leolintang/Thinkstock Funding Conditions for U.S. Tech Startups Reach Record High http://talkincloud.com/venture-capital/funding-conditions-us-tech-startups-reach-record-high <div class="node-body article-body">The Bloomberg U.S. Startups Barometer, which tracks the business conditions for U.S.-based private technology companies, reached a record high.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/venture-capital/funding-conditions-us-tech-startups-reach-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/venture-capital/funding-conditions-us-tech-startups-reach-record-high#comments Venture Capital Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:48:00 +0000 66621 at http://talkincloud.com djiledesign/Thinkstock For Channel Partners, Cloud Service Opportunities Continue to Expand http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/channel-partners-cloud-service-opportunities-continue-expand <div class="field-byline"> Dave Hauser, PlumChoice </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Helping SMB buyers with their questions and making decisions that are best suited for their businesses is a real value-add for channel partners.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/channel-partners-cloud-service-opportunities-continue-expand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/channel-partners-cloud-service-opportunities-continue-expand#comments Cloud Services Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:29:00 +0000 66611 at http://talkincloud.com The Doyle Report: SaaS Insights: New Research and Observations Shed Light on Market Evolution http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/doyle-report-saas-insights-new-research-and-observations-shed-light-market-evolution <div class="node-body article-body">Research from CompTIA and thought leadership from Redpoint Ventures</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/doyle-report-saas-insights-new-research-and-observations-shed-light-market-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/doyle-report-saas-insights-new-research-and-observations-shed-light-market-evolution#comments Cloud Services Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:58:00 +0000 66601 at http://talkincloud.com Docker Is Said to Be Raising Funding at $1.3 Billion Valuation http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/docker-said-be-raising-funding-13-billion-valuation <div class="node-body article-body">The latest influx of $75 million, which is expected to close by the end of the month, will help fuel Docker’s newest push to win business customers.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/docker-said-be-raising-funding-13-billion-valuation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/docker-said-be-raising-funding-13-billion-valuation#comments Cloud Services Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:43:00 +0000 66591 at http://talkincloud.com RingCentral Is Said to Hire Adviser After Takeover Interest http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/ringcentral-said-hire-adviser-after-takeover-interest <div class="node-body article-body">RingCentral Inc. is working with an adviser after receiving takeover interest.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/ringcentral-said-hire-adviser-after-takeover-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/ringcentral-said-hire-adviser-after-takeover-interest#comments Cloud Services Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:45:00 +0000 66581 at http://talkincloud.com Salesforce Apps Add Functionality to Cloud Computing http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/salesforce-apps-add-functionality-cloud-computing <div class="node-body article-body">The CRM platform has an entire marketplace of plugins to leverage your business online.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/salesforce-apps-add-functionality-cloud-computing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/salesforce-apps-add-functionality-cloud-computing#comments Cloud Services Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:47:00 +0000 66571 at http://talkincloud.com Lessons for the Channel in IBM's $128M Judgment http://talkincloud.com/best-practices/lessons-channel-ibms-128m-judgment <div class="node-body article-body">If you think Monday's court ruling that IBM owes the state of Indiana a whopping $128 million in damages is the end of a long and tired saga, think again.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/best-practices/lessons-channel-ibms-128m-judgment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/best-practices/lessons-channel-ibms-128m-judgment#comments Best Practices Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:35:00 +0000 66561 at http://talkincloud.com Zero One: Got Digital Talent? Probably Not http://talkincloud.com/digital-transformation/zero-one-got-digital-talent-probably-not <div class="node-body article-body">In the new digital reality, every company must be a software company. But most can’t recruit the right talent and will look to local channel partners for help.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/digital-transformation/zero-one-got-digital-talent-probably-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/digital-transformation/zero-one-got-digital-talent-probably-not#comments Digital Transformation Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:28:00 +0000 66551 at http://talkincloud.com Report: IBM Tries to Block Former Exec from Joining AWS http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/report-ibm-tries-block-former-exec-joining-aws <div class="node-body article-body">IBM has asked the court to ban Jeff S. Smith from working for AWS until May 2, 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/report-ibm-tries-block-former-exec-joining-aws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/report-ibm-tries-block-former-exec-joining-aws#comments Cloud Services Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:03:00 +0000 66541 at http://talkincloud.com Google Fires Author of Divisive Memo on Gender Differences http://talkincloud.com/leadership/google-fires-author-divisive-memo-gender-differences <div class="node-body article-body">James Damore, the Google engineer who wrote the note, confirmed his dismissal in an email.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/leadership/google-fires-author-divisive-memo-gender-differences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/leadership/google-fires-author-divisive-memo-gender-differences#comments Leadership Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:11:00 +0000 66531 at http://talkincloud.com CompTIA: Tech Employment Booms, Telecom Jobs Fizzle http://talkincloud.com/growth/comptia-tech-employment-booms-telecom-jobs-fizzle <div class="node-body article-body">Industry association CompTIA released its July 2017 numbers, and they're good new for the channel...mostly.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/growth/comptia-tech-employment-booms-telecom-jobs-fizzle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/growth/comptia-tech-employment-booms-telecom-jobs-fizzle#comments Growth Tue, 08 Aug 2017 10:56:00 +0000 66521 at http://talkincloud.com Cisco Says it Lost Some Meraki Customer Data http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/cisco-says-it-lost-some-meraki-customer-data <div class="node-body article-body">The IT equipment and services giant said it would provide an update by the end of day Monday, with details about what tools would be made available to help “restore functionality.” A configuration mistake is to blame.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/cisco-says-it-lost-some-meraki-customer-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/cisco-says-it-lost-some-meraki-customer-data#comments Cloud Services Tue, 08 Aug 2017 10:35:00 +0000 66511 at http://talkincloud.com Work Visa Program Benefits the U.S., India, New Study Says http://talkincloud.com/leadership/work-visa-program-benefits-us-india-new-study-says <div class="node-body article-body">The controversial H-1B visa program, widely criticized for costing American workers their jobs, has actually provided economic benefits for both the U.S. and India.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/leadership/work-visa-program-benefits-us-india-new-study-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/leadership/work-visa-program-benefits-us-india-new-study-says#comments Leadership Tue, 08 Aug 2017 10:24:00 +0000 66501 at http://talkincloud.com The Doyle Report: The Best Career Advice Ever http://talkincloud.com/leadership/doyle-report-best-career-advice-ever <div class="node-body article-body">Career advice from five industry thought leaders</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/leadership/doyle-report-best-career-advice-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/leadership/doyle-report-best-career-advice-ever#comments Leadership Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:40:00 +0000 66491 at http://talkincloud.com Progress Channel Chief on How IoT is Fueling the Rise of the 'New' Channel http://talkincloud.com/iot/progress-channel-chief-how-iot-fueling-rise-new-channel <div class="node-body article-body">When Yogesh Gupta joined Progress Software as its CEO last October, he began to steer the company toward a cognitive, Internet of Things-centric model. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/iot/progress-channel-chief-how-iot-fueling-rise-new-channel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/iot/progress-channel-chief-how-iot-fueling-rise-new-channel#comments IoT Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:37:00 +0000 66481 at http://talkincloud.com Zero One: Why Can’t Companies Get Culture Right? http://talkincloud.com/digital-transformation/zero-one-why-can-t-companies-get-culture-right <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to corporate culture, it’s best to think globally but act locally.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/digital-transformation/zero-one-why-can-t-companies-get-culture-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/digital-transformation/zero-one-why-can-t-companies-get-culture-right#comments Digital Transformation Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:29:00 +0000 66471 at http://talkincloud.com As WannaCry Hackers Make Off with Bitcoin, FBI Arrests Man Who Stopped Them http://talkincloud.com/security/wannacry-hackers-make-bitcoin-fbi-arrests-man-who-stopped-them <div class="node-body article-body">WannaCry hackers are emptying bitcoin wallets as the U.K. man credited with stopping the WannaCry spread is arrested by FBI on charges related to Kronos banking trojan.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/wannacry-hackers-make-bitcoin-fbi-arrests-man-who-stopped-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/wannacry-hackers-make-bitcoin-fbi-arrests-man-who-stopped-them#comments Security Thu, 03 Aug 2017 20:07:00 +0000 66461 at http://talkincloud.com